A minor earthquake magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico. The 3.61-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:29:52 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020070010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008d0x, pr2020070010. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 05:29:52 / March 10, 2020 @ 5:29 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -66.9275° West, 17.9426° North.
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cidra, Ceiba, Cayey.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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